The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 312 360 335
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -25
Permanent jobs citing BGP 879 906 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.86% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.73% 5.14% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 736 787 879
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15336 17617 20479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.64% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12445 14550 16505
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 834 £50,000 - 63
London +9 385 £52,500 -4.54% 22
South East +81 260 £48,000 -8.57% 15
Hampshire +68 96 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East of England +11 64 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Surrey +62 61 £39,000 -25.71% 2
North West 0 54 £38,000 -33.91% 8
City of London -2 50 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire -25 45 £50,000 -7.40% 4
Manchester +15 38 £37,000 -11.90% 5
Reading -8 35 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Basingstoke +8 34 £47,500 +8.57% 3
West Midlands -10 31 £45,000 -3.22% 7
Bedfordshire +13 30 £55,000 +12.24% 2
Scotland +41 29 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Reigate +29 26 £39,000 -29.09%
Oxfordshire +46 21 £50,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +10 21 £29,250 -24.02% 1
Hertfordshire +5 19 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Edinburgh +26 18 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Birmingham -5 17 £48,000 +6.66%
South West +17 16 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Bedford +17 14 £55,000 +9.45% 1
Yorkshire -18 14 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Southampton +15 12 £32,500 -48.00%
Wales -15 12 £67,500 +38.46% 1
Kent +21 11 £43,000 -25.21%
East Midlands +10 11 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Oxford - 11 £47,500 - 1
South Wales -7 10 £67,500 +38.46%

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1352 (81.01%) Cisco
2 1321 (79.15%) OSPF
3 1154 (69.14%) Cisco Certification
4 962 (57.64%) MPLS
5 931 (55.78%) CCNP
6 926 (55.48%) Firewall
7 739 (44.28%) WAN
8 672 (40.26%) LAN
9 645 (38.65%) Juniper
10 644 (38.59%) VPN
11 532 (31.88%) EIGRP
12 472 (28.28%) Data Centre
13 449 (26.90%) CCNA
14 412 (24.69%) TCP/IP
15 407 (24.39%) DNS
16 385 (23.07%) Cisco ASA
17 381 (22.83%) Network Security
18 380 (22.77%) Telecoms
19 352 (21.09%) F5
20 344 (20.61%) Wireless
21 327 (19.59%) CheckPoint
22 324 (19.41%) Linux
23 321 (19.23%) Network Design
24 308 (18.45%) Cisco Nexus
25 283 (16.96%) Palo Alto
26 269 (16.12%) CCIE
27 255 (15.28%) VLAN
28 250 (14.98%) ITIL
29 246 (14.74%) Finance
30 235 (14.08%) IPsec

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (1.98%) OpenStack
2 21 (1.26%) Skype for Business
3 18 (1.08%) IIS
4 14 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.48%) Apache
7 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.18%) nginx
8 3 (0.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.060%) CMS
10 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.060%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.060%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.060%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 37 (2.22%) MS Office
4 24 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.36%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.86%) IaaS
3 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.44%) Office 365
5 20 (1.20%) SaaS
6 12 (0.72%) PaaS
7 5 (0.30%) Slack
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.060%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1321 (79.15%) OSPF
2 962 (57.64%) MPLS
3 926 (55.48%) Firewall
4 739 (44.28%) WAN
5 672 (40.26%) LAN
6 644 (38.59%) VPN
7 532 (31.88%) EIGRP
8 412 (24.69%) TCP/IP
9 407 (24.39%) DNS
10 385 (23.07%) Cisco ASA
11 381 (22.83%) Network Security
12 344 (20.61%) Wireless
13 308 (18.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 255 (15.28%) VLAN
15 235 (14.08%) IPsec
16 228 (13.66%) HSRP
17 211 (12.64%) DHCP
18 204 (12.22%) Internet
19 196 (11.74%) VoIP
20 188 (11.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.56%) MySQL
2 11 (0.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.18%) Informix
4 3 (0.18%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.18%) Redis
4 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.18%) TokuMX
5 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.12%) Big Data
5 2 (0.12%) GIS
5 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.36%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) Firebug
6 1 (0.060%) Fiddler
General
1 380 (22.77%) Telecoms
2 246 (14.74%) Finance
3 96 (5.75%) Banking
4 36 (2.16%) Marketing
5 31 (1.86%) Retail
6 28 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.56%) Games
7 26 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.78%) Online Betting
9 12 (0.72%) Back Office
9 12 (0.72%) Legal
10 9 (0.54%) Italian Language
11 8 (0.48%) French Language
12 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.36%) Publishing
14 5 (0.30%) Billing
14 5 (0.30%) Law
15 4 (0.24%) Advertising
15 4 (0.24%) Electronics
16 2 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 969 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 252 (15.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 200 (11.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 180 (10.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 116 (6.95%) Support Engineer
6 108 (6.47%) Network Support
7 103 (6.17%) Consultant
8 102 (6.11%) Security Engineer
9 100 (5.99%) Juniper Engineer
10 95 (5.69%) Architect
11 92 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
12 83 (4.97%) Network Consultant
13 76 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 76 (4.55%) IP Engineer
14 75 (4.49%) NOC Engineer
15 69 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
16 68 (4.07%) Analyst
17 63 (3.77%) Network Architect
18 61 (3.65%) Network Analyst
19 54 (3.24%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (3.71%) 802.1X
2 14 (0.84%) Web Services
3 10 (0.60%) SAX
4 7 (0.42%) Middleware
5 6 (0.36%) LAMP
6 5 (0.30%) Unreal Engine
6 5 (0.30%) XMPP
7 4 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.24%) XML
8 3 (0.18%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (0.18%) HTML
8 3 (0.18%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.12%) .NET
9 2 (0.12%) CSS3
9 2 (0.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.12%) Node.js
9 2 (0.12%) OpenDaylight
9 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.12%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 472 (28.28%) Data Centre
2 145 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 53 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 33 (1.98%) Clustering
6 32 (1.92%) BYOD
7 27 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 23 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.26%) Statistics
10 15 (0.90%) IPTV
10 15 (0.90%) PKI
10 15 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (0.60%) Wiki
13 9 (0.54%) Replication
14 8 (0.48%) FMCG
15 7 (0.42%) Fintech
15 7 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 324 (19.41%) Linux
2 196 (11.74%) Windows
3 124 (7.43%) Unix
4 91 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (1.44%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.08%) CentOS
9 18 (1.08%) Debian
10 14 (0.84%) Solaris
11 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.30%) CatOS
14 5 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.24%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.12%) AIX
16 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (19.23%) Network Design
2 250 (14.98%) ITIL
3 169 (10.13%) Load Balancing
4 164 (9.83%) Network Management
5 153 (9.17%) Change Management
6 120 (7.19%) Network Monitoring
7 116 (6.95%) High Availability
8 109 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 105 (6.29%) Presales
10 85 (5.09%) Change Control
11 82 (4.91%) Network Architecture
12 81 (4.85%) Business Continuity
13 78 (4.67%) Project Management
14 69 (4.13%) Kalman Filter
15 68 (4.07%) Mentoring
16 66 (3.95%) Migration
17 56 (3.36%) Configuration Management
18 45 (2.70%) Information Security
19 44 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
19 44 (2.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (7.07%) Python
2 77 (4.61%) Perl
3 62 (3.71%) Bash Shell
4 30 (1.80%) SQL
5 22 (1.32%) C
6 18 (1.08%) PHP
6 18 (1.08%) Tcl
7 14 (0.84%) Ruby
8 9 (0.54%) C++
8 9 (0.54%) Java
8 9 (0.54%) Lisp
9 8 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.060%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.060%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1154 (69.14%) Cisco Certification
2 931 (55.78%) CCNP
3 449 (26.90%) CCNA
4 269 (16.12%) CCIE
5 138 (8.27%) Degree
6 114 (6.83%) Security Cleared
7 105 (6.29%) CCDP
8 94 (5.63%) JNCIA
9 87 (5.21%) SC Cleared
10 83 (4.97%) JNCIS
11 77 (4.61%) JNCIP
12 51 (3.06%) CCIP
13 48 (2.88%) CCSE
14 47 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (2.16%) CCSA
16 29 (1.74%) DV Cleared
17 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (1.50%) CCDA
18 25 (1.50%) CCSP
19 19 (1.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (8.99%) SLA
2 45 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.38%) QA
5 10 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.18%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.060%) COBIT
System Software
1 136 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 51 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.50%) Firmware
5 23 (1.38%) vSphere
6 22 (1.32%) KVM
7 21 (1.26%) NFS
8 13 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 12 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.66%) iptables
11 10 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.54%) XenApp
13 5 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.24%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.24%) Xen
15 3 (0.18%) Gluster
15 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
15 3 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 58 (3.48%) Nagios
2 53 (3.18%) Ansible
2 53 (3.18%) Puppet
3 39 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
3 39 (2.34%) FortiGate
4 34 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 33 (1.98%) Cacti
6 23 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 21 (1.26%) OpenNMS
8 15 (0.90%) SCCM
8 15 (0.90%) SCOM
9 9 (0.54%) HP NNM
10 8 (0.48%) RANCID
10 8 (0.48%) vRealize
10 8 (0.48%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.42%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 1352 (81.01%) Cisco
2 645 (38.65%) Juniper
3 352 (21.09%) F5
4 327 (19.59%) CheckPoint
5 283 (16.96%) Palo Alto
6 192 (11.50%) VMware
7 116 (6.95%) Microsoft
8 115 (6.89%) SolarWinds
9 99 (5.93%) Avaya
10 95 (5.69%) Riverbed
11 92 (5.51%) HP
12 79 (4.73%) Fortinet
13 71 (4.25%) Extreme Networks
14 70 (4.19%) Huawei
15 68 (4.07%) Brocade
16 59 (3.54%) Nokia
17 48 (2.88%) Citrix
18 43 (2.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 39 (2.34%) Red Hat
20 34 (2.04%) Aruba
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call, overtime, bonus and be
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £59500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car, On call & OT
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000-80,000 + OTE 110,000 + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Full Corporate Bens Package
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension Etc
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago